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Multinationals finance colombian paramilitaries.

21-03-2007 13:57

Chiquita Brands, an US based banana growing multinational has been condemned to pay a heavy fine by its financial backing of the AUC, the right wing paramilitary colombian group. But there's more to it that has been reported in the english speaking media...

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Celebrate 10 years of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó

21-03-2007 13:52

Until the Final Stone
We invite you to a vigil outside the Colombian Embassy to celebrate 10 years
of the San José de Apartadó Peace Community and press for justice in the
investigation of the 21st February 2005 massacre.

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Lobby to keep English lessons free

21-03-2007 12:54

Save ESOL petition and placards
While constituents of Siôn Simon MP talked to him in his surgery, supporters of a campaign to keep English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes free of charge were outside collecting a petition in Erdington High St. They had a warm welcome from many local residents.

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Jerusalem and Washington bring Palestinians to the brink of starvation

21-03-2007 12:53

The House of Commons International Development Committee has recently published a report of the findings of its visit to Israel and Palestine.

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Film Night Tomorrow (Thursday)

21-03-2007 12:51

Thursday. 22nd March 07: how about you pop round to the Basement for a warm meal and to watch some good films. :-)

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Another Kurdish TCAR family snatched

21-03-2007 11:22

Another Kurdish family who have been living in Newcastle for the last 6 years, and who have been active members of TCAR (Tyneside Community Action for Refugees) are due to be deported to Turkey this Friday. There will be an EMERGENCY DEMONSTRATION against the family's deportation on Wednesday 21st March, 4.30-5.30pm outside Government Offices North East, Gallowgate (opposite St James Park metro).

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Genoa G8 2001 Videos

21-03-2007 10:02

Genoa G8 2001 Videos

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Stop the Deportation of the Dagon family - We need your help

21-03-2007 09:55

On Friday 23 March 2007 yet another Kurdish Alevi family from Newcastle are due to be deported to Turkey against their will on flight BA676. Café Dagon has lived in England since 2000 and his wife Hatice and his children Aidin (18) and Aysun (15) joined him a year later in 2001.

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"Naming the Dead" ceremony in Reading, Berks.

21-03-2007 09:15

Peace activists mark 4th anniversary of Iraq war

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Channel 4 reported on Radley lakes injunctions

21-03-2007 03:07

Channel 4 news covered the protests against Npower's dumping of toxic power station waste into an Oxfordshire lake tonight.

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21-03-2007 02:39

Peace demonstrations were held in over 1,000 U.S. towns and cities, as well as in hundreds of locations around the world, over the March 17-19 weekend.

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Nottingham University Student Die-In :: to protest at un-ethical investments

21-03-2007 00:31

Nottingham University Student held a Die-In outside the Portland Building On Tuesday afternoon [20 March] at 1.00pm to protest at un-ethical investments and the university's connection with the arms trade.

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Australia: Gov't terrorism scapegoats apply for trial delay

20-03-2007 23:45

Not Becoming A Terror Suspect
Corrections Victoria has said praying in a group is a public safety risk and contact visits are only allowed in high security prisons in exceptional circumstances.

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Unrest in Immigration Detention Centres

20-03-2007 23:33

There is a history of resistance against detention which goes back to the day detention centres first opened. Uprisings and hunger strikes have always happened inside these monstruos institutions, but they seem to be on the increase, especially in the last five years. This is more than likely a result of incarcerating larger masses of increasingly desperate people.

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Taking Aim: The Fake Confession of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

20-03-2007 21:26

One hour radio show from Ralph Schoenman and Mya Shone titled: A Study in Disinformation: The Fake Confession of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.

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First Pre-Emptive Peace Strike - Don't Attack Iran

20-03-2007 20:12

A report on the first pre-emptive peace strike asking the government not to attack Iran that took place in Parliament Square today.

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20-03-2007 20:10

An anti-war anti-trident protest song to mark the last 4 years in Iraq and a future world full of tridents

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Iraq 4 years on – vigils held in Swindon

20-03-2007 20:00

Lunchtime vigil
Four years on from the “shock and awe” invasion of Iraq, peace campaigners in Swindon, determined that this anniversary should not go unmarked, braved the bitter cold to hold vigils at the Cenotaph at lunch time and in the early evening.

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pleasure of the president

20-03-2007 19:19

US Attorneys don't serve "the pleasure of the president", they
serve freedom lovers dedicated to defending America from
willful criminality. But, americans are too stupidly weak to
demand Coast to Coast hosts allow open communications on
America's highest of concerns. Bushite america would rather,
in silence, thieve from God as our Humanity, than serve the
protections of Justice as ourselves.
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